Oliver N. "Ollie" Laubenstine

March 13, 1934 ~ December 10, 2023 (age 89) 89 Years Old

Oliver Laubenstine Obituary

Oliver N. "Ollie" Laubenstine, 89, of Schuylkill Haven, passed away Sunday, December 10th, at Geisinger St. Luke's Hospital, Orwigsburg.


Born in Wayne Township on March 13, 1934, he was the son of the late Norman W. & Alma R. (Kramer) Laubenstine.


Ollie was the widower of Doris C. (Hill) Laubenstine.


After graduation from Cressona High School in 1952, Ollie served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. 


Ollie retired as a mailman for Schuylkill Haven.


He was a member of Jerusalem Lutheran Church, Schuylkill Haven and served as past president of church council as well as a member of the choir. 


Ollie also served as past president of Dixie Run Camp, where he was a life member. He was past treasurer and life member of the Friedensburg Fish & Game, was a life member of the Goodwill Hose Co., Cressona, and Schuylkill Hose Co., Schuylkill Haven. He belonged to the Cressona High School Alumni Association, and was a youth little league coach and midget football referee. He also ran the Hidden Valley Senior Golf League at Hidden Valley Golf Course.


Ollie is survived by three daughters, Ruth, wife of Thomas Yablonski, of Whitehall; Carolyn, wife of Eric Umbenhauer, of Pine Grove; & Mary, wife of James Surgeoner, of West Lawn; two sons, Ned, husband of Marie Laubenstine, of Friedensburg; & Karl, husband of Danielle Laubenstine, of Cressona. He is also survived by a brother, Noel “Herbie” Laubenstine; twelve grandchildren; Brian Luckenbill, Jordan Joyce, Aaron Yablonski, Allen Umbenhauer, Nicole Umbenhauer, Clinton Surgeoner, Steven Surgeoner, Bryant Surgeoner, Tara Laubenstine, Amy Laubenstine, Olivia Laubenstine, and Emily Laubenstine; four great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.  


In addition to his wife and parents, Ollie is preceded in death by brothers, Henry S., Richard W., Kenneth A., and Ronald K. Laubenstine. 


A Celebration of Life Funeral Service will be held at 10:30 AM on Saturday, December 16th at Jerusalem Lutheran Church, Schuylkill Haven with Rev. Larry Laine officiating. A viewing will be held from 9:00 AM until the time of service. 

Interment will follow at Schuylkill Memorial Park, Schuylkill Haven. 


At the family's request, memorial donations may be forwarded to Jerusalem Lutheran Church, 252 Dock St. Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972.


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Celebration of Life
December 16, 2023

10:30 AM
Jerusalem Lutheran Church (Schuylkill Haven)


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